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OFFLINE #53, Brixton JAMM
Thursday 11th July 2008
Huge night of fun with Star27, Anchorsong, Kinzli, Apples for Everyone, Susies Showers and the Craft Corner, plus Vic Lambrusco and DJs
Warming up for the night outside.
The inimitable Susie Showers onstage.
The, err, tambourining nun picks out the best plasticine creations.
A Craft Corner creation!
The Craft Corner in action.
The eight-strong Apples for Everyone bring their cheery brand of onstage mayhem to Brixton.
It's a bog roll thing!
The incredible Anchorsong.
The amazing Star27 put in a fantastic set.
Thurs 10th JULY: OFFLINE JAMM
TIME OUT'S CRITIC'S CHOICE!
8.30pm-2am. 261, Brixton Rd, Brixton, London SW9 6LH.
Tel: 020 7274 5537
Nearest tubes: Brixton, Oval, Stockwell
We're packing in another outrageously diverse selection of fantastic acts, including a hugely rated Korean folk singer, a massively innovative Japanese electronic beat assembler, the pure chaos of a 14-piece punk-folk outfit and the vaudeville punk one of Steve Lamacq's favourite bands - plus a full line up of cabaret, poetry, Craft Corner and comedy - and all for FREE!
With their first single being awarded BBC6's 'Single of the Week' by Steve Lamacq, Star27 will be unleashing their rip roaring vaudeville punk, led by 5 vocals and rock n roll piano.
"lighting touch papers under some of the sparkiest pop bangers...a fizzing cocktail of punch-drunk guitars and blasting sax " drownedinsound.com
"a regular on my personal stereo...there's just something incredibly likeable and endearing about them" Steve Lamacq, Radio 1
"lushly ramshackle, infectiously upbeat, urchin chic, this band manage somehow to create something unique. uplifting, old-fashioned singalong with a life-affirming updraught" BBC
A hugely innovative solo project of Masaaki Yoshida from Tokyo, tracks are assembled live on stage using an Akai sampler and KORG Triton. Yoshida's work has already proved an internet sensation, with his YouTube videos attracting over 100,000 views and being described by musicthing.com as the "greatest Beat Making videos ever!". It's unmissable stuff!
Ten Greatest Beat Making Videos Ever
APPLES FOR EVERYONE
Expect a conflagration of uplifting musical mayhem with this 14-piece band, folk-punk band!
"A cross-breading liaison between Arcade Fire, Los Campesinos! and Madness to a backdrop of local country folk fiddlers."
Embracing folk, jazz, indie, rock, country and gypsy, Kinzli - already a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville - possesses a beautiful voice and superb songwriting skills - a must-see performance.
"one of the best performances I have reviewed....a standard for us all to admire." THE MAG
"Its that sort of honesty and emotion that runs through the album and gives you the connection, you also know it's coming from the heart from a very talented lady who has certainly lived." Daily Recordbox
"Brave, adventurous and talented, Kinzli is definitely one to watch." Subba Cultcha
"A musical magpie picking up the shiny bits everyone loves from an impressive range of genres." The Fly
"an exceptional artist and this is an exceptional album!" ToxicPete.co.uk
Plus: CABARET HOUR WITH VIC LAMBRUSCO
'Abrasive political comedy' - Time Out
Comic piquancy - Independent
With a full line up of comedians, wags, poets and wordsmiths, including:
A talking, singing, ukuleleing, shakey egging, tambourining, hand clapping, knee slapping comedienne performer sounding like the stroppy lovechild of Ivor Cutler and Le Tigre.
PLUS CRAFT CORNER
Glitters, Sparkles and messy fun for all you big kids!
and A TON o'TOP DJS!
Including Editor, Sim Kard Suzi (Offline), Dansette45 (Modtown Rockers) and Bluestreak (Beyond Fathomability) playing floor-filling ska, punk, indie, big band, 50s classics and dance.
Doors open 8.30pm, Cabaret starts at 9pm, Bands onstage 10pm, DJs till 2am. FREE all night!
Please get there early as it's going to be rammed!
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